It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
We were together. I forget the rest.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think